Scientific Area

Michelle Riba

Past President APA and Joint Chair of Scientific Committee

Past President APA and Joint Chair of Scientific Committee


Professor of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School. Associate Director of the University of Michigan Comprehensive Depression Center.Director of the PsychOncology Program at the University of Michigan. Rogel Cancer Center and Fellowship Director, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Program.

Professor Riba is the author or editor of over 300 scientific articles, books, chapters and scientific abstracts. Professor Riba has served on the editorial board of Psychiatric Services and Cancer News on the Net, Current Psychiatry, Current Psychiatry Reports, Academic Psychiatry, Hospital and Community Psychiatry, and has served on the editorial advisory board of the American Psychiatric Press, Inc. She has co-edited 15 editions of The American Psychiatric Press Review of Psychiatry series. She has co-edited Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy: A Collaborative Approach, APPI, Inc.; Primary Care Psychiatry ,Saunders; The Doctor-Patient Relationship in Pharmacotherapy: Improving Treatment Effectiveness, Guilford; and Psychopharmacology in Oncology and Palliative Care: A Practice Manual, Springer. Professor Riba has edited or co-written over 40 books. She is the senior author of Competency in Combining Pharmacotherapy and Psychotherapy, APPI, Inc.; Clinical Manual of Emergency Psychiatry, APPI, Inc (First and Second Edition).; Psychiatry and Heart Disease, John Wiley and Sons., Inc. She has served on the International Advisory Board of the journal, Academic Psychiatry as well as Deputy Editor of Psychiatric Times.